Home >> String Quartet No. 3
String Quartet No. 3

String Quartet No. 3

Item #: HL.49008109

Our Price:
$52.95

No Rating Unrated ( Be the first to review this item )

by Schott

Composed by Peteris Vasks.

Score and Parts. Schott. 9x12 inches. Published by Schott. (HL.49008109)

Free Shipping on this item in orders above $199

Temporarily Out of Stock -- Notify Me when Back in Stock

 

'Christmas · Peace on Earth' is the leading motive of the String Quartet, a tenet of faith as well as an expression of hope. In the first part of the work Vasks uses themes from a well-known Christmas carol, while the second part is strongly influenced by Latvian folksongs and dances. The third section, with a chromaticiscm strongly reminiscent of Shostakovitch, investigates and questions the feasibility of any peace in our society. The final, calm and slightly melancholy section symbolizes 'Peace on Earth' by means of sonorous sustained choirs.

"ActiveMusician has exceeded all my expectations of an on line equipment purchase. Not only did you confirm my shipment within minutes of my inquiry, you upgraded for Saturday delivery in an emergency situation. And you went the extra mile again to provide tracking numbers to my home and work e-mail. It was an absolute pleasure doing business with you and I will recommend your services to anyone looking to buy online."

-- J.L., Randolph, MA
"I really appreciate the effort you guys have to make your customers happy. I look forward to doing more business with your company."

-- B.W., Gainsville, FL
"Your service and products are absolutely outstanding! I've used Musician's Friend & Music 123 and they can't touch your firm! It's good to know there's still a musical merchant that cares for its customers! Members of Harmony Central recommend you guys. I read their reviews and I'm glad I did. Thanks again & have a great day!"

-- C.T., Iron Station, NC
 
 
 
Over 140,000 Items In Stock and Ready to Ship
 
Search